Terming India's urbanisation as "messy and hidden", a World Bank report Thursday called for initiatives at the policy and institutional level to tap the economic potential it offers.Sep 24, 2015, 14:01 PM IST
Ahead of his election last May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised 100 so-called smart cities by 2022 to help meet the rush.Apr 15, 2015, 08:20 AM IST
Goa has been trending towards increased urbanisation with 35.23 per cent rise in population in the cities over the last decade, while that in the rural parts has registered negative growth of -18.51%.May 14, 2013, 14:08 PM IST
The percentage of Indians living in urban areas has increased from 27.8 percent in 2001 to 31.16 percent in 2011.Aug 22, 2012, 14:16 PM IST
The urban population in Bihar has
increased to 11.30 percent of the estimated total population
of 10.38 crore in the state but the sex ratio has dropped to
916 females per 1000 males in the past decade.
About 26 per cent of the urban population does not have access to piped water supply and depend on tube wells and hand pumps, a study said.Feb 22, 2011, 18:36 PM IST
Link between poverty and water-related diseases like dengue fever may be at the root of the problem.Feb 21, 2011, 17:11 PM IST
Link between poverty and water-related diseases like dengue fever may be at the root of the problem.Feb 21, 2011, 00:00 AM IST
: India`s urban population will more than double to over 600 million by 2035 as increasing number of people migrate to cities because of better infrastructure and employment opportunities, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said.Dec 18, 2010, 00:20 AM IST
About 45 percent of the country`s population will be residing in urban cities and towns by 2050, up from 30 percent now, nullifying the `India lives in villages` concept, says a study by thinktank NCAER.Aug 02, 2010, 17:47 PM IST
The urban population in the
country is expected to touch 32 crore next year and could even
reach 53 crore ten years later.